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Ancient Anatomical Hand Votive found in Yemen with a six-line dedicatory inscription. 2nd - 3rd Century

Arabian bronze hand Ancient Yemen, AD This inscribed bronze hand was given as an offering to the god Ta’lab Riyam in a temple in ancient Yemen. It pre-dates the arrival of Islam in the Arabian peninsula in AD

Spiral Healing Hand, rust.JPG 621×800 pixels

Spiral Healing Hand, rust.JPG 621×800 pixels

Gnostic Hand - "Het Gnosticisme was inderdaad meer een filosofie dan een religie, en stelde meer belang in de dingen van het universum dan in de dingen van den dienst Gods. Het was niet een Chr. maar een heidensche richting." - F.W. Grosheide - Korte Christelijke Encyclopaedie - 1934

workman: “ The Emblematic Hand of the Mysteries is a hand covered with numerous symbols was extended to the neophytes when they entered into the Temple of Wisdom. An understanding of the embossed upon the surface of the hand brought.

Etruscan civilization, 7th century b. C. Stylized bronze hands and head. From Vulci (Latium region, Italy). Rome, Museo Nazionale Etrusco Di Villa Giulia

Etruscan civilization, century b. Stylized bronze hands and head.

Reliquary-foot of the Magdalene

Relic of the foot of St. Mary Magdalene, the first to step within the tomb of the risen Christ. ~ On May the relic was honored with a new chapel at Basilica of San Giovanni dei Fiorentini in Rome.

Roman Bronze Hand of Sabazios, 3rd Century ADBronze hands characterized by three raised fingers (thumb, index and middle finger) were offered to the Phrygian deity Sabazios, whose cult developed in Rome during the Empire. They often display a...

Roman Bronze Hand of Sabazios, Century AD. Bronze hands characterized by three raised fingers (thumb, index and middle finger) were offered to the Phrygian deity Sabazios, whose cult developed in Rome during the Empire.

Palermo. Necropoli punica: amuleti in avorio a forma di mano chiaramente ispirati alla sfera religiosa egiziana. VI-V secolo a.C.

Palermo, Punic (the people and language of ancient Carthage, related to Phoenician) necropolis: ivory amulets shaped hand clearly inspired by the Egyptian religious sphere.

Adornos

“The Cathedral of Basel sits on a high bluff overlooking the Rhine. The Cathedral treasury had been thoroughly ransacked. A single relic remained in the Treasury. This was the foot of one of the Holy.

hamb6089.jpg | ETRUSCAN|Left Hand. |c.  650 BCE |Italy | Bronze | Italy. | | ©Kathleen Cohen |

Bronze Etruscan hand 650 BCE (wonder if the owner used it to display jewelry)

REPRESENT. LARGE ETRUSCAN TERRA COTTA HAND. Classic Period, ca. 5th-4th century BC. The near life-sized hand complete with considerable remains of red pigment both sides, molded detail on one side only. 8 inches. From the collection of an Italian diplomat formed early the 20th century. The Etruscans produced probably the finest large terra cotta figures of the ancient world. Very rare and with an especially elegant gesture.

Classic Period, ca. The near life-sized hand complete with considerable remains of red pigment both sides, molded detail on one side only.

Stela Al-Jawf, Yemen Sabaean inscription Deposit: Ṣanaa, University Museum, A-20-70

Stela Al-Jawf, Yemen Sabaean inscription Deposit: Ṣanaa, University Museum,

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